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A last-ditch attempt to delay the completion of Christchurch’s $300 million cycleway programme has failed, with the city council deciding to accelerate it instead.
The council decided on Monday to complete its 101-kilometre network of cycleways by 2028 – one year earlier than proposed in the draft LTP, but still 11 years later than expected when the network was first proposed in 2013.
It also decided to bring forward a cycleway connection from Westmorland to the Nor’West Arc cycleway from 2031 to 2025.
The council also decided to spend $931m over 10 years on roads and footpaths and $96.7m on public transport infrastructure, including bus stops and shelters.
Read more, including the debate held between councillors on the issue, here.
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